Ames Department Stores, Inc.IndustryRetailFateBankruptcy and liquidation; many former locations converted to Ocean State Job LotFoundedSouthbridge, Massachusetts; 1958Defunct2002HeadquartersRocky Hill, ConnecticutKey peopleJoseph R. Ettore, Chairman and CEOProductsClothing, footwear, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, toys, electronics and housewares.
Ames was an American chain of discount stores based in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA. The company was founded in 1958 with a store in Southbridge, Massachusetts, and at its peak operated 700 stores in 20 states, including the Northeast, Upper South, Midwest and the District of Columbia, making it the fourth largest discount retailer in the United States.
Despite its successes, in its later years, Ames was plagued by debt and a slow decline in sales. This resulted in two bankruptcy filings that ultimately put an end to the chain. The company, despite expanding into other markets and taking over many closed stores that had been abandoned by competitors, went out of business in 2002.
John Lewis stores are located in Great Britain and Scotland. Specific locations are: Oxford Street, Cribbs Causeway, Highcross, Leicester, Cardiff, Eldon Square Shopping Centre in Newcastle, Buchanan street in Glasgow Scotland, Liverpool and Reading.
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Neiman Marcus is a luxury retailer and was founded in 1907. It was started by Stanley Marcus father and aunt. Stanley Marcus sold the company to Carter Hale Stores.
our hills dept store closed in feb 1999and ames opened in April of the same year ashtabula store
Some stores close for a couple days.
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Wanamaker's department store was absorbed by 'Hecht's Department Store in 1995, which later became part of the Macy's group. Wanamaker's was the first department store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and one of the first department stores in the United States. Today, Wanamaker's (or Macy's) still feature their magnificent six-manual organ, now considered as the largest working pipe organ in the world.
Walmart, nearly all fast food, nursing homes (dietary), department stores, grocery stores, restaurants.
Aside from babysitting, mowing lawns, shoveling snow, etc. 14 year olds can work at stores, i.e. department stores, super markets, pharmacies, etc.
Yes they are but they may close a little earlier then usual. Call ahead if it's late afternoon.
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Most department stores will offer a gift option during the holidays, but not as often will throughout the year. Higher end stores will generally still offer this option. If shopping at a department store in the mall during the holidays, many times there will be groups from churches or schools offering gift wrapping for a low price.
The highest paid fire department in the state of Connecticut is Hartford, CT. Most firefighters will make close to $50,000 per year.
Open On New Year's Day :Almost all major department stores are open on New Year's Day (as opposed to Christmas/Thanksgiving where nearly all major dept stores are closed) Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kroger's and Kohl's retail stores are all examples of stores that will be open on New Year's Day.In the United States, Costco is closed on the following holidays (most other major retailers stay open on all of these dates)New Year's DayEasterMemorial DayIndependence DayLabor DayThanksgivingChristmasMallsMost privately owned boutiques will choose on an individual basis whether to open or close on a given holiday, while The major department stores will probably be open within the mall.This Year:In 2011 almost all stores will be open on New Year's, simply go to the website of your desired store and click on the store locator to find out the hours of your local retail store:Examples:Target.comMacys.comBestBuy.comwalmart.com